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Iran defiant over drone as Trump reportedly halts retaliatory strikes

Jun 21, 2019 - 2:49 PM

(UPDATED) Under pressure to respond to the high-stakes incident near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, US President Donald Trump issues orders for retaliatory strikes on a limited number of Iranian targets

ABBAS ARAGHCHI. Iran's deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi (R) attends an emergency meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in the Saudi city of Jeddah on January 21, 2016. File photo by AFP.

Iran's part in U.S. sanctions bypass scheme ready 'this month'

Mar 06, 2019 - 11:25 PM

INSTEX is seen as key to European Union efforts to preserve the deal struck in 2015 between world powers and Iran over its nuclear program, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action

IRAN NUCLEAR DEAL. Abbas Araghchi (R), political deputy at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Iran, and the Secretary General of the European Union's External Action Service (EEAS) Helga Schmid take part in a meeting of the Joint Commission of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) attended by the E3+2 (China, France, Germany, Russia, United Kingdom) and Iran at Palais Coburg in Vienna, Austria on March 6, 2019. Photo by Joe Klamar/AFP

Rough ride ahead for Iran nuclear deal

Jul 14, 2015 - 10:18 PM

Getting the Iran nuclear deal unveiled was hard enough Now it must be approved implemented and then stuck to for years Get set for a bumpy ride experts warn

‘BUMPY RIDE.’ US Secretary of State John Kerry leaves the stage after a group picture with foreign ministers and representatives from China, Iran, Britain, Germany, France, and the European Union at the Vienna International Center in Vienna, Austria July 14, 2015. Photo by Carlos Barria / Pool / AFP

Iran, major powers strike historic nuclear deal

Jul 14, 2015 - 2:34 PM

3rd UPDATE Major powers and Iran strike a historic deal aimed at ensuring Tehran does not acquire a nuclear bomb in return for relief from crippling sanctions

AT THE TABLE. US Secretary of State John Kerry, British Foreign Minister Philip Hammond, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, German Minister for Foreign Affairs Frank-Walter Steinmeier, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi, EU Deputy Secretary General for the External Action Service Helga Schmid, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Iran's ambassador to IAEA Ali Akbar Salehi during talks between the E3+3 (France, Germany, UK, China, Russia, US) and Iran on its nuclear program, in Vienna, Austria, July 7, 2015. Georg Hochmuth/EPA

Signs grow Iran nuclear deal in view at last

Jul 14, 2015 - 10:24 AM

The talks have stumbled on the exact timing and pace of sanctions relief and Iran s desire to have a UN conventional arms embargo lifte

ALL-NIGHTER. An exterior view of the Palais Coburg where talks between the E3+3 (France, Germany, UK, China, Russia, US) and Iran continue, in Vienna, Austria, 14 July 2015. Herber Neubauer/EPA

Iran nuclear talks 'near the summit'

Jul 13, 2015 - 9:41 AM

Despite optimism early Sunday that a deal would be clinched during the day the talks looked set to run into Monday July 13 the latest in a string of deadlines in 16 days of talks in the Austrian capital

STAKEOUT. Journalists, television crews and photographers wait outside of the Palais Coburg Hotel, where the Iran nuclear talks meetings are being held in Vienna on July 12, 2015. Joe Klamar/AFP

Major powers turn the screws for Iran nuclear deal

Jul 09, 2015 - 3:17 PM

Despite pressure and almost two weeks of talks in the Austrian capital it is unclear whether an accord aimed at ending a 13 year standoff can be sewn up at all let alone in time

STORM CLOUDS AHEAD? An exterior view of the Palais Coburg where talks between the E3+3 (France, Germany, UK, China, Russia, US) and Iran continue, Vienna, Austria, July 8, 2015. Georg Hochmuth/EPA

'Very, very, very tough' Iran talks extended

Jul 08, 2015 - 9:02 AM

Iran and the P5 1 group effectively give themselves until Friday July 10 to agree a deal by extending the terms of a 2013 interim accord under which Iran has been curtailing its nuclear program in return for sanctions relief

AT THE TABLE. US Secretary of State John Kerry, British Foreign Minister Philip Hammond, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, German Minister for Foreign Affairs Frank-Walter Steinmeier, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi, EU Deputy Secretary General for the External Action Service Helga Schmid, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Iran's ambassador to IAEA Ali Akbar Salehi during talks between the E3+3 (France, Germany, UK, China, Russia, US) and Iran on its nuclear program, in Vienna, Austria, July 7, 2015. Georg Hochmuth/EPA

No trust in Iran nuclear talks – top negotiator

Jun 07, 2015 - 12:45 AM

Our basis is mistrust and this is the reality says Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi

RAN ENVOY. Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi talks to media after a meeting with The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Yukiya Amano in Vienna, Austria, 28 October 2013. EPA/Herbert Neubauer

Iran nuclear talks resume in Vienna

Jun 04, 2015 - 7:57 AM

The Austrian capital hunkers down to host the negotiations ahead of a June 30 deadline

A file picture dated 21 August 2010 shows a general view of the Iranian nuclear power plant in Bushehr, southern Iran. Abedin Taherkenareh/EPA

Crowd hails Iranian nuclear negotiators on return to Tehran

Apr 04, 2015 - 1:06 AM

This set of solutions will be the basis for writing a final document Zarif said in the airport

Iran says 'seize the moment' as talks hit final stretch

Apr 02, 2015 - 8:52 AM

UPDATED Iran s foreign minister says his country had shown it wants an entente with the world but it will not accept submitting to force and excessive demands

In this file photo, US Secretary of State John Kerry, (L), speaks with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, (R), as they walk in the city of Geneva, Switzerland, 14 January 2015, during a bilateral meeting. Martial Trezzini/EPA

Iran has 'role' in fighting ISIS militants: Kerry

Sep 20, 2014 - 9:02 PM

In combating the jihadist threat US Secretary of State John Kerry says there is a role for nearly every country to play including Iran

FIGHT VS ISIS US Secretary of State John Kerry testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the Islamic State (IS) on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, USA, September 17, 2014. File photo by Shawn Thew/EPA